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Republic Airways Holdings Announces Second Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference Call

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 16, 2004--Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:RJET) announced today it will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss second quarter results on Thursday July 22, 2004 at 12:00 noon Central Time (1:00 p.m. Eastern Time).

This call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at Republic Airways Holdings website at For those wishing to participate please call 866-800-8652 and for international call 617-614-2705. The passcode is 80374407. To listen to a telephone replay of the webcast please call 888-286-8010 and the passcode is 73091954. The replay will be available beginning July 22, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. August 23, 2004.

Republic Airways Holdings, based in Indianapolis, Indiana is an airline holding company. Its principal operating subsidiary, Chautauqua Airlines was recently named this year's Regional Airline of the Year by Air Transport World and Regional Airline World. The airline is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary of scheduled commercial passenger service. Chautauqua Airlines offers scheduled passenger service on more than 570 flights daily to 68 cities in 31 states, District of Columbia, Canada and the Bahamas through code sharing agreements with four major U.S. airlines. The all-jet airline currently operates a fleet of 88 Embraer regional jets, including 58 ERJ-145s, 15 ERJ-140s and 15 ERJ-135's. All of its flights are operated under its major airline partner brands, such as AmericanConnection, Delta Connection, United Express and US Airways Express. The airline employs more than 2,100 aviation professionals.

    CONTACT: Republic Airways Holdings Inc., Indianapolis
             Warren R. Wilkinson, 317-484-6042

    SOURCE: Republic Airways Holdings Inc.
"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Republic Airways Holdings's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see the summary of risk factors contained in our earnings release.